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CHEN Yumin
Highest Education:
1799 Jimei Road, Xiamen
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Education and Appointments:

Work Experience:

2003-2005 Engineer in Amoi Electronics Co. Ltd.

2009-2011 Research Associate & Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2011-2019 Assistant Professor & Associate Professor(Master Supervisor), Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Science

2019         Associate Professor(Master Supervisor), Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Main academic contributions:
Research Interest:
Environmental Catalysis, Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry, Surface Analysis Technology
Selected Publications:

1. Yumin Chen, Ke Deng*, Shengbin Lei, Rong Yang, Tong Li, Yuantong Gu, Yanlian Yang*, Xiaohui Qiu*, Chen Wang*. Single-molecule insights into surface-mediated homochirality in hierarchical peptide assembly. Nature Communications, 2018, 9: 2711.
2. Jing-Xiao Tang, Qing-Song Chen*, Lexing You, Honggang Liao, Shigang Sun*, Shun-Gui Zhou, Zhong-Ning Xu, Yumin Chen, Guo-Cong Guo*. Screw-like PdPt nanowires as highly efficient electrocatalysts for methanol and ethylene glycol oxidation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6:2327.
3. Hong-Zi Tan, Zhi-Qiao Wang*, Zhong-Ning Xu*, Jing Sun, Yu-Ping Xu, Qing-Song Chen, Yumin Chen, Guo-Cong Guo*, Review on the synthesis of Dimethyl Carbonate. Catalysis Today, 2018, 316: 2.
4. Hong-Zi Tan, Zhi-Qiao Wang,* Zhong-Ning Xu,* Jing Sun, Zhe-Ning Chen, Qing-Song Chen, Yumin Chen, Guo-Cong Guo*. Active Pd(II) Complexes: Enhancing Catalytic Activity by Ligand Effect for Carbonylation of Methyl Nitrite to Dimethyl Carbonate, Catalysis Science & Technology, 2017, 7: 3785.
5. Yumin Chen*, Hui Nie, Ke Deng*, Shili Wu, Jindong Xue, Lijin Shu*, Yue Yu, Yanfang Geng, Ping Li, Yanlian Yang, Qingdao Zeng*. Peptide recognition by functional supramolecular nanopores with complementary size and binding sites. Nano Research, 2016, 9(5): 1452.
6. Qing-Song Chen, Zhong-Ning Xu, Si-Yan Peng, Yu-Min Chen, Dong-Mei Lv, Zhi-Qiao Wang, Jing Sun, Guo-Cong Guo*. One-step electrochemical synthesis of preferentially oriented (111) Pd nanocrystals supported on grapheme nanoplatelets for formic acid electrooxidation. Journal of Power Sources, 2015, 282: 471.
7. Zhi-Qiao Wang, Zhong-Ning Xu*, Si-Yan Peng, Ming-Jian Zhang, Gang Lu, Qing-Song Chen, Yumin Chen, and Guo-Cong Guo*. A high-performance and long-lived Cu/SiO2 nanocatalyst for CO2 hydrogenation. ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5: 4255.
8. Si-Yan Peng, Zhong-Ning Xu*, Qing-Song Chen, Zhi-Qiao Wang, Dong-Mei Lv, Jing Sun, Yumin Chen, Guo-Cong Guo*. Enhanced stability of Pd/ZnO catalyst for CO oxidative coupling to dimethyl oxalate: effect of Mg2+ doping, ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5: 4410.
9. Dong-Mei Lv, Zhong-Ning Xu*, Si-Yan Peng, Zhiqiao Wang, Qing-Song Chen, Yumin Chen, Guo-cong Guo*. (Pd-CuCl2)/γ-Al2O3: a high-performance catalyst for carbonylation of methyl nitrite to dimethyl carbonate, Catalysis Science & Technology, 2015, 5: 3333.
10. Yumin Chen, Qing-Song Chen, Si-Yan Peng, Zhi-Qiao Wang, Gang Lu, Guo-Cong Guo*. Manipulating the concavity of rhodium nanocubes enclosed by high-index facets via site-selective etching. Chemical Communications, 2014, 50(14):1662.
11. Jing Sun, Yumin Chen, Zhong-Ning Xu, Qing-Song Chen, Guan-E Wang, Ming-Jian Zhang, Gang Lu, Ke-Chen Wu* and Guo-Cong Guo*. Facile synthesis of ternary homogeneous ZnS1-xSex nanosheets with tunable bandgaps. CrystEngComm, 2014, 16: 6823.
12. Si-Yan Peng, Zhong-Ning Xu*, Qing-Song Chen, Zhi-Qiao Wang, Yumin Chen, Dong-Mei Lv, Gang Lu, Guo-Cong Guo*. MgO: an excellent catalyst support for CO oxidative coupling to dimethyl oxalate. Catalysis Science & Technology, 2014, 4: 1925.

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